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Property Record

3RD AND BOLVIN STS

Community: Prairie du Chien

County: Crawford

Historic Name: VILLA LOUIS - ice house

Reference Number: 12635

Book or Pamphlet

Artesian Stock Farm

Date: 1884 

Description: Bird's-eye view drawing of the grounds of Villa Louis, the estate of the fur trading Dousman family. After the death of H. Louis Dousman's mother in 1882,...

Date: 1880 

Description: Stereograph of the Artesian Well near the intersection of Wisconsin and Minnesota (later renamed Wacouta) Streets. The following is printed on the backside...

Date: 1870 

Description: During the War of 1812, the only battle fought in Wisconsin was in Prairie du Chien, in 1814. Made fifty-six years later, this birds eye drawing depicts th...

Community: Prairie du Chien

County: Crawford

Historic Name: commercial building

Reference Number: 147521

Property Record

101 103 E. Blackhawk Ave.

Community: Prairie du Chien

County: Crawford

Historic Name: commercial building

Reference Number: 147523

Photograph

Fort Shelby

Date: 1814 

Description: Fort Shelby built in 1814 and named for the Governor of Kentucky, was surrendered to British forces later in 1814 and renamed Fort McKay. Pictured here is...

Community: Prairie du Chien

County: Crawford

Historic Name: ST. GABRIEL'S ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH

Reference Number: 3900

Date: 1853-06 

Description: This map is ink, pencil, and color on paper and shows lot and block numbers and dimensions, sold lots, streets, and the Mississippi River. Some lots are co...

Property Record

114 E. Blackhawk Ave.

Community: Prairie du Chien

County: Crawford

Historic Name: commercial building

Reference Number: 147508

Property Record

WATER ST

Community: Prairie du Chien

County: Crawford

Historic Name: Michael Brisbois House

Reference Number: 3952

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Stereograph looking northeast from Case's Block.

Community: Prairie du Chien

County: Crawford

Historic Name: HOLY TRINITY EPISCOPAL CHURCH

Reference Number: 3932

Date: 1855-05-21 

Description: This plat map shows lots, the Kickapoo River, and the Wisconsin River.

Community: Prairie du Chien

County: Crawford

Historic Name: GERMAN SCHOOL

Reference Number: 3934

Newspaper Article/Clipping

The old settlers

Date: 1873-1-28

County: Crawford

City: Prairie du Chien

Date: 1856 

Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, streets, the Mississippi River, Fort Crawford, depot ground, and a graveyard. An old fort location is outlined in re...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: One-half stereoview of town, looking northeast from Case's Block.

Photograph

Fort Crawford

Date: 1864 

Description: Fort Crawford was decommissioned in 1856, having outlived its usefulness as a frontier post. During the Civil War, however, it functioned as a military ho...

Painting

Fort Crawford

Date: 1840 ca.

Description: Photograph of a painting of the second Fort Crawford, built 1829-1835. The first Fort Crawford at Prairie du Chien was built in 1816, abandoned in 1826, r...

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